Campus Activities Board (CAB) Noon Events
$10,000 Half-court Shot Contest
Monday, February 11 - Half-Time of Men's Basketball Game - Gym
At Half time of the 7:30 PM Men's Basketball Game ONE lucky contestant will be randomly selected to receive one chance to sink a Half-Court Shot and win $10,000. For rules and restrictions, see Jeff Kuepper (email@example.com; room 1216).
Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday
Tuesday, February 13 - Noon - Student Union
Come celebrate Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday with free sample portions of Cajun food including: Gumbo, Jambalaya, Gator Bites, and Red Beans and Rice. Free King Cake and Mardi Gras Beads; musical performance by the UWFox Jazz Ensemble
Heart and Soul
Thursday, February 14 - Noon - Student Union
In Honor of Valentine’s Day, UW-Fox Valley Faculty, Staff, and Students will be Reading their favorite Love Poems. The Campus Activities Board will also be providing free Valentine’s Day Cookies and sample portions of Soul Food to commemorate Black History Month. Soul Food samples will include: Fried Chicken, Catfish, Mac & Cheese, Collard Greens, Cornbread Muffins, Sweet Potato Pie and Peach Pie.
Dash for Dollars – "Game Show"
Wednesday, February 20 - Noon - Student Union
The Hot Classic Game Show Of Fast Cash & Easy Money! Featuring The Incredible Cash Cube! Your Chance To Win Up To $500.00 In Cold, Hard Cash!!
Anatomy of Hip Hop with Ise Lyfe
Thursday, February 21 - Noon - Student Union
Ise Lyfe (pronounced "Ice Life"), born Isaac Brown, is a spoken word and hip-hop artist as well as an educator, community organizer, and activist. Lyfe was recently appointed as the Oakland Commissioner of Arts and Cultural Affairs. He is best known for winning the 2001 National Poetry Slam Competition and appearing on Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on HBO.
Jamie Nabozny screens "Bullied"
Thursday, February 21 - 7:00pm - Student Union
Jamie Nabozny, upon whose life the film "Bullied" is based, will present the video and then host a discussion following its showing. For more information please visit: http://www.jamienabozny.com/ 10:50 a.m. video shown in room 1346 7:00 p.m. video shown in Student Union followed by discussion and Q&A with Jamie Nabozny
Hypnotist Dale K
Wednesday, February 27 - Noon - Student Union
Dale K is a one of a kind world class hypno-comedian who has received a considerable amount of attention from his peers and the press since the discovery of his ability to hypnotize at an abnormally young age. In his performances, Dale challenges the Hollywood fabricated theories of hypnotism that usually involve lightning bolts, zombie like trances and humans clucking like chickens by proving that hypnosis is simply the power of suggestion that consists of mind motivation rather than mind control.
Portraits in Courage: Women in Science
Wednesday, March 13 - Noon - Student Union
In examining their lives and what they accomplished in spite of the adversities and prejudice placed upon them because of their gender, we celebrate the human spirit and tenacity present in each one of them. From physicists to educational advocates, the women portrayed in this unique presentation have changed the course of history with their discoveries and activism pertaining to science related issues. This is a 65-minute live theatrical presentation portraying the lives of Elizabeth Blackwell, Margaret Sanger, Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman, Helen Rodriguez-Trias and Chien-Shiung Wu.
Monday, March 25 - 7p - Student Union
Growing up with a love of old time, bluegrass, and Celtic music the Cobb Brothers developed a style all of their own with only recordings for outside influence. Between the two of them, they have recorded and performed with some of the biggest names in country and bluegrass music. Jesse has played with Ronnie Bowman, Dierks Bentley, Jim Lauderdale, and was a founding member of the Infamous Stringdusters. Shad spends his time either busy recording in Nashville or on the road with a varied group of talented artists including, Darrell Scott, Tim O'Brien, and John Cowan. The brother have talked for years about doing a project and the timing finally feels right! Both brothers are accomplished instrumentalist as well as songwriters and vocalists. You can expect a night of mind bending fiddling, mando shredding, funny stories, heartfelt songs, and improvisational artistry.
Ticket Prices: Free Admission with valid UWFox Student ID $5.00 Admission with any other Student ID $10.00 Admission for all Non-Students (Children 12 & Under are Free!) This Event is Open to the Public.
Wednesday, March 27 - Noon - Student Union
Like many artists before him, Cory Chisel first connected with the power of song - and the spellbinding possibilities of live performance - through the music he heard in church. The gospel's rich vemacular of loss and redemption also informed his innate poetic sense and lyrical range. Chisel, the son of a Baptist preacher was raised in Babbitt, Minnesota and later Appleton, WI. His new album Old Believers is set to be release June 26th on Readymade Records and was produced by Brendan Benson in Nashville, TN. Old Believers in the follow up to his debut album Death Won't Send a Letter, which received great critical acclaim both in the IS and abroad. Chisel was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine's "Best New Artists." In 2010 he appeared along side Tom Waits, Jim James, Andrew Bird and more on the award winning Preservation Hall Jazz Band's album Preservation. He has toured the world including appearances at Glastonbury, Newport Folk Festival and Bonnaroo.
Cory Chisel will also be doing a second concert that evening, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. The evening concert will also be in the Student Union, but it will cost $10 except for UWFox students who will still be admitted FREE.
Limited seating, please show up early!
Wednesday, April 3 - Noon - Student Union
Saakumu Dance Troupe is an award winning traditional and contemporary African dance and music group. Saakumu means traditions, and as the name implies, the company derive its repertoire on the variety of both traditional and contemporary cultures with creativity. Led by master musician, Bernard Woma, the group repertoire includes a range of spiritual, ceremonial, recreational genres to contemporary African dance forms. Their music and dance is joyful, expressive and highly participatory.
Pizza and a Punchline with T.J. Miller
Thursday, April 11 - Noon - Student Union
Named one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch" and one of Entertainment Weekly's "Next Big Things in Comedy," Miller continues to ascend the comedy ladder with an exciting performance in his first-ever One Hour Stand-Up Special and the Host and Producer of Comedy Central's new series, "Mash Up" which premiered in November 2012. Miller is becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. He is known to many from big screen hits including, "Seeking A Friend For the End of The World" a comedy starring Steve Carell and Keira Knightley, "She’s Out Of My League," "Cloverfield" and "Our Idiot Brother," as well as being a COMEDY CENTRAL favorite ("The Benson Interruption," Hot List," "Live At Gotham" and "Mash Up"). Miller’s other film credits include the." You also saw TJ in "Yogi Bear," "Gulliver’s Travels," "Unstoppable," "Extract," "How To Train Your Dragon" and "Get Him To The Greek." In 2011, COMEDY CENTRAL Records released his comedy oriented pop/hip-hop music album titled "The Extended Play EP" which also features a track about APPLETON!
May 1, 2013 – Noon – Quad
The Annual Spring Campus Picnic brings students and faculty together to enjoy a day of fun at UW-Fox. Picnic attractions include: carnival rides, inflatable obstacle courses, nonprofit informational tables, craft and activity tables, a live band, and a buffet of free food.